Assistant Professor of Practice - Classics

Institution Name 
Texas Tech University
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
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Application Deadline 
February 1, 2018

The Classics program at Texas Tech University seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor of Practice for FY 2018-19.  The position entails teaching three courses per semester, managing our beginning and intermediate language sequence, and helping to build our undergraduate program.  The ideal candidate should have a proven track record in the successful management of Greek and Latin courses (including the training and mentoring of MA-level TAs).  Candidates should also have experience teaching large lecture courses, especially Ancient Sports and Mythology. The ability to lead the development and implementation of an online component for the language sequences and, eventually, for large lecture courses, is highly desirable.  Candidates should also have a demonstrated ability to design and implement an outreach program for K-12 Latin teachers.  The ideal candidate will have scholarly expertise in Greek and/or Latin lyric.

This is a 9-month, non-tenure-track, full-time position, renewable annually based on performance and department need. The teaching load would vary depending on department need, but should be a maximum of three courses per semester. The remainder of the position will be dedicated to program development and maintaining a research profile. Service to the department, college, and university is expected. PhD at the time of appointment.

Apply online at, requisition 12650BR,  Submit a detailed letter of application and CV (highlighting relevant experience.)  Send three letters of recommendation to Lloyd Allred, Attn. Classics Search Committee, Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures, Texas Tech University, PO Box 42071, Lubbock, Texas 79409-2071.

The review of applications will begin February 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.  Interviews will be held via Skype.

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. Texas Tech University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, sex, marital status, disability, or status as a U.S. veteran. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates and consider the needs of dual career couples.

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